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Featured Letter

Rely on DIY

The Indy has cut through the fog of the political season to bring us a laser-focused insight on the ideological war that is being fought out on TV, in your mailbox and on your front porch.

In the Oct. 8 endorsements, you write that I accused the incumbent Democrat "of acting as though government can solve problems." BTW, I expected an Indy endorsement for my Republican campaign, the same way President Obama breathlessly expected one from FOX's Bill O'Reilly.

Can or should we expect government to solve our problems?

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Colorado Mountain Club Lake George Work Day

A restoration project held over two weekends to improve wildlife habitats at Badger Flats. Work is suitable for all abilities, including: GPSing, installing signs, photographing damage, re-seeding, transplanting vegetation and more. Register online or via email.
Oct. 4-5 and Oct. 18-19

Best Of Colorado Springs 2014 Vol. 1: Welcome and Winners Index

You voted for the Best Of the local food & drink and nightlife in Colorado Springs, now meet your winners.

Endorsements: From parks to personhood

The issues facing El Paso County voters cover all sorts of ground

Goodbye, hello

Colorado finally won the battle for same-sex marriage. What does that mean for the warriors?

Petitions launched on stadium question

Locals scrambled over the weekend to supply volunteers with petitions for a ballot measure that would afford voters the chance to approve a city stadium and events center.

The pride stripped bare

Noah Gundersen finds his own private Nebraska

Green screens

Digging into three eco-friendly flicks at the Indie Spirit Film Festival

Simple gifts

There's a lot more than meat to be found at Papa Tree's

 Stage

Beat around the bush

Despite a playwright's pitfalls, SET succeeds in Rattlesnakes

 Film

Sometimes words just get in the way

The Simpsons director Mark Kirkland toasts another century's silent cinema
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  • Grocer X: Pumpkin slaughtering Grocer X: Pumpkin slaughtering
    ‘Tis the season to grab the kids, disembowel a pumpkin or two, and adorn your front doorstep with carcasses affectionately known as Jack O’…
  • Calling the shots Calling the shots
    The first two months with a newborn are not as glamorous as one might think. During the week, it’s mostly just stumbling around a…
  • Happy [new] trails Happy [new] trails
    Summer’s over, and going with it are the long, lazy days of sunlight and warm temperatures. The shorter days and cooler weather may have…
  • The gift of falling leaves The gift of falling leaves
    If I could, I'd have all of the leaves fall directly from the trees onto the barn floor each year — they make good bedding…
  • Gluten-free Gringos Gluten-free Gringos
    Coquette's Bistro & Bakery, winner of our Indy Best Of awards this year for Dessert Destination (silver) and Gluten-Free-Friendly eatery (gold), hosted its first prix fixe…
  • Contentious new marijuana laws proposed by Colorado legislature Contentious new marijuana laws proposed by Colorado legislature
    Assuming Democratic state senator Irene Aguilar survives a challenge from Republican Dawne Murray in November, the Denver legislator is set to co-sponsor a bill…
  • Winners from yesterday's Pikes Peak Arts Council awards Winners from yesterday's Pikes Peak Arts Council awards
    Last night, the Pikes Peak Arts Council held its 14th annual awards for excellence in the arts at Library 21c. The sold-out affair had…
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  Healing Springs Health Spa- Half off $45 for beauty and relaxation services
  Colorado School of Firearms- Save $90 on a Basic Hand Gun Safety & CCW Course
  Natural Therapeutics- Up to 52% off $42 for a 30 minute aroma therapy massage

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Re: Proposition 105: GMOs (News- 10/15/2014)

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Re: Proposition 105: GMOs (News- 10/15/2014)

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    • Stopped in the other day to pick up some meds. WOW, what a great place…

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  • Re: Cinemark Tinseltown - Pueblo

    • I am very disturbed that the movie "Left Behind" is showing only once a day…

    • on October 18, 2014
  • Re: Fat Daddy's Louisiana BBQ

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    • I would expect way more from a local business owner. This place is repeatedly bouncing…

    • on October 16, 2014
  • Re: Heuberger Motors

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    • Something very unexplainable is going on with this Company. First, we were able to select…

    • on October 16, 2014
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    • A1 something for everybody Knowledgable staff good bud and prices check em out first time…

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    • I've just started going there and I didn't have that experience at all.

    • on October 10, 2014
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    • The food is great; the atmosphere is mellow/friendly. "Soon come' in Jamaica means you may…

    • on October 10, 2014
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    • Excellent food and service; never had a bad meal here. Their "Bento Boxes" are a…

    • on September 30, 2014

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